SOLD FOR: $1200
Make: Springfield Armory
Model: Ultra Compact
Serial Number: N514034
Year of Manufacture: 1995-2002
Caliber: .45 ACP
Action Type: Single Action Semi-Automatic Pistol with Detachable Magazine.
Markings: The left of the slide is marked “ULTRA COMPACT / CAL .45”. The right of the slide is marked with “SPRINGFIELD ARMORY” and the Springfield Armory crest. The right of the frame is marked “SPRINGFIELD / GENESEO IL USA / N514034”. The top and right of the barrel is marked “S.A. .45 AUTO”. The bottom of the dust cover is marked “IMBEL / MADE IN BRAZIL”.
Barrel Length: 3 1/2″
Sights / Optics: The front sight is a blade with a tritium insert and is dovetailed into the front of the slide. The rear sight is a Novaks lo-mount sight with a wide semi-circle notch and a single tritium insert, it is dovetailed into the slide.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are double diamond checkered wood. There are no major defects. The checkering is sharp and there is no notable wear other than from storage. The grip panels are in Excellent overall condition.
Type of Finish: Stainless
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is mostly bright and the rifling is pronounced. There is no erosion in the bore, but there is some fouling up against the lands.
Overall Condition: This handgun retains about 98% of its metal finish. There are some light handling marks. There is light operational wear. The screwheads are sharp to lightly worn. The markings are clear. Overall this handgun rates in about Excellent condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We did not fire this handgun. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: Included is a Wilson Combat 8-round magazine.
Our Assessment: Springfield Armory has long been one of the finest producers of 1911-style pistols in America and this is no exception. This particular pistol comes packed with features such as angled rear slide serrations, extended beavertail grip safety, full-length stainless guide-rod, skeletonized hammer and trigger, ambidextrous frame safety, checkered front and backstraps, and night sights. This example is in Excellent condition showing almost no use and comes with one magazine to get you started. This is a beautiful gun in high condition and would make an excellent addition to any collection, but where it will really shine is in your holster for carrying. Please see our photos and good luck!